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There is an empty spot where my scale sat!!!

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Day one of no weigh in and no scale wasn't as hard as I thought it would be. Yes, I noticed that spot on the floor looking pretty bare. But I was just fine with not weighing.
HOWEVER, I have not been bad yesterday or today (as in wrong eating) but I feel fat. Is that my mind making me think if I don't weigh in I've gained? Be interesting to see on Saturday won't it?
I do think weighing can be a useful tool (obviously ha). But maybe every day won't be as necessary as I thought. But what if I lost 2 lbs during the week but at weigh in. weigh the same? Then I'll never know that how I was eating worked. Or if I'm up, because of salt and weighed less the day before. I won't know if the new eating plan worked. Is this just my insecurity at not weighing today talking?
This is definitely going to be an experiment. And I do agree I should not have made the agreement with my friend when I later realized we have a Saturday weigh in with the %5 Challenges, so I can't do the full week. So as I said I'll see what I weigh in 4 days instead of 7. And then do a full week to be fair.
Reading back over this, I really sound messed up ha. If I am, I know I have plenty of company that understands my way of thinking about weighing. I did not want to do this, but now that I committed, I will see it thru. I am thinking I will learn something.
Anybody that wants to join me feel free. Sign up for the torture on my blog haha.
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  • 1FARMER
    I have faith in you. You can/will break this habit. emoticon emoticon
    853 days ago
  • KATIE5668
    It is like any habit...addicting, reassuring and makes you feel "safe". Part of your daily pattern..very understandable that you would miss it. You have done a good job so far..sounds like there aren't many that would care to join you though. I would think about it but I have weigh ins for teams on Wed, Thurs and Sat!!
    Don't even have 7 days between..and to be honest I do not get on the scale on those off days. It stands propped up against the wall waiting for my next visit.
    Each time you decide to try to step out of your groove..you learn something about yourself..that is a good thing indeed!!

    emoticon emoticon
    853 days ago
  • LESLIEDUNN
    It’s different for everyone, I think. Some people swear by not weighing often.

    Not me. I got fat during a years-long absence from the scale. When I started my diet/way of life, I weighed daily in the morning and then sometimes again later in the evening to get a feel for the next day. You might call that neurotic, and maybe it is, but I was doing better keeping a close eye on things.

    The last year or so has been busy and stressful. I didn’t weigh except on weigh-in day, and I misbehaved a lot. I am going to go back to daily weighing because it helps me stay focused on my goal.

    If not weighing works for you, then maybe that’s the way for you. Good luck.
    853 days ago
  • EMMACORY
    I think we all have been where you are....even 4 days without is progress....I hope you have a fantastic weigh in! emoticon
    853 days ago
  • ANHELIC
    I hide my scale under the bed so I don't see it every day. I only step on it every 7 days. Works good for me. emoticon
    853 days ago
  • VIBRANT4LIFE
    Hang in there! At the end of the week you can give it a emoticon or a emoticon on what is best for you. emoticon
    853 days ago
  • SLIMMERJESSE
    I really do understand. But pay attention to those nsv's as well.
    853 days ago
  • RUFFIT
    I have a hate relationship with my emoticon scale. You can have mine if you want in your bare spot. I would not miss it at all!! Hugs,
    853 days ago
  • DIANEDOESSMILES
    U r braver than I am!!!

    I emoticon my emoticon !!!

    I WILL though follow your progress and who knows,,,,,, maybe I'll try it!!????

    Awwww the sun is shining in my place and Izzy is all curled up in her kitty bed sleeping. Sweet!!
    854 days ago
  • IAMVICKIB
    I have a love/hate relationship with my scale. emoticon
    854 days ago
  • MYSTICROZZA
    Well, i could say i felt and been thru the same.
    854 days ago
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